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Former Gator Faedo dealing with season delay

Former Gator Alex Faedo was pitching for the Detroit Tigers in spring training, until the outbreak of COVID-19. He now awaits the announcement of when the season will commence so he can get back on the diamond. Faedo as a Gator Faedo played at the University of Florida from 2015 …

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No timetable for MLB to resume season

At first, the MLB planned its Opening Day for March 26; a week from today. Due to COVID-19, that date continues to change. As the sports world aches for normality, baseball holds out hope for a return to the field. MLB Opening Day pushed back again Initially, a two-week delay …

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COVID-19: Yankees to leave Tampa

Despite initially voting to stay in Tampa and continue on with Spring Training, the New York Yankees will head home. In a meeting with the team on Friday, the players voted to stay in Florida and use Steinbrenner Field’s facilities. Meanwhile, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, spring training exhibitions had …

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MLB Suspends Operations, Delays Opening Day

The MLB will suspend all operations in response to the coronavirus outbreak, following suit of other major leagues. In addition to suspending all spring training games, this move will result in a delayed opening day. Official Statement After multiple days of deliberation over how to properly handle the developing crisis, …

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Harrison Bader on his time as a Gator and beyond

Harrison Bader - St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals center-fielder and Florida Gator baseball alum Harrison Bader has put together three great seasons with St. Louis. The Cardinals were in the NLCS last year but were eliminated by the Nationals. Bader and the Cardinals will look to take the next step this year, get to the World Series …

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Aaron Judge should make spring training debut soon, per Yankees

New York Yankee’s right fielder Aaron Judge could possibly make his Spring Training debut next week. Shoulder soreness The 27-year-old had not swung a bat in spring training until recently. The team has kept him on close watch as he recovers from what they are calling right shoulder soreness. Although, …

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Gerrit Cole’s Debut with the Yankees

December 2019, Gerrit Cole signed a nine-year contract with the New York Yankees. The pitcher will make his spring debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight, February 24 at 6:35. Aaron Judge — outfielder for the Yankees — says that the news of Cole’s signing was exciting. Cole’s History The 29-year-old …

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Brewers Looking to Rebound in 2020 Season

Last season, optimism was high for the Milwaukee Brewers heading into 2019. Fresh off an appearance in the National League Championship Series a year prior, the Brewers were striving for a World Series title. While they didn’t accomplish this feat, the season wasn’t a total washout, as the Brewers still …

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Dodgers ready to move on

Despite learning that the Astros cheated in the 2017 World Series to win, the Dodgers are ready to focus on the season ahead. Dodgers enter season with high expectations Pitchers and catchers have practiced for about a week now as more position players join them to prepare for their first …

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